Orientation training introduces new leaders to BSA. These courses are some of the first trainings a new leader should take upon accepting a leadership position with a pack, troop, or crew; several sessions deliver usable ideas for a first meeting.
Leader Specific training corresponds to the position a leader holds within a unit, and is required for a leader to be considered trained and wear the "Trained" patch on a uniform shirt.Note that This is Scouting need only be taken once. As a leader changes positions, additional Leader Specific courses may be required to maintain trained status.
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This category includes trainings that are required for specific Scouting activities and events. Course details indicate for which leadership positions and what activities the training is necessary.
This category encompasses trainings that are designed to supplement basic training and give leaders additional ideas and skills to use in home units. These courses are sometimes council-wide courses, and provide a variety of diverse, advanced opportunities for leaders.